A broken rail is causing delays on c2c trains out of London.

A City worker broke his collarbone after reportedly being shoved off his bike on the morning commute.

A playwright who ditched the BBC to direct her own movies is putting the finishing touches on her first feature film.

One of Barking’s oldest buildings next week becomes the setting for a fun-filled summer fete.

The High Court has called for a new inquest into the death of an elderly woman who suffered complications including fatal blood poisoning on an understaffed hospital ward.

Immigration officers walked out of a Barking bar red in the face after a mistaken search for illegal workers.

The Salvation Army’s Barking branch needs your pictures for their annual photo competition.

The A13 remains closed after a lorry crashed into the central reservation, littering the road with hundreds of Coca-Cola cans.

The A13 is closed after a collision with heavy delays expected.

A retired teacher has written a memoir about her years schooling some of east London’s most deprived pupils.

Barking and Dagenham residents can have their say on how to spend more than £320,000 raised from developers.

A “power cut” during the morning rush caused an Oyster card reader outage at Barking station.

Barbecuers face fines if they light up in the borough’s parks, the council chief has warned.

Overcrowded trains force nearly 35,000 commuters to stand on the morning rush while travelling into east London.

Lawyers for Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge on Monday hit back at a disciplinary inquiry into her public attack on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

A missing man has been found safe and well after emergency crews frantically searched along the River Roding overnight.

A forklift driver found hanged in his home committed suicide after health services failed repeatedly “to fully assess his mental state”, an inquest found.

West End hits and Tina Turner’s top tunes made for one of the borough’s biggest parties on Saturday night.

The Labour MP for Barking Dame Margaret Hodge faces disciplinary action after allegedly branding Jeremy Corbyn an “antisemite”, a spokesman for the party leader said.

Fire crews are tackling a blazing shed in Dagenham.

A young man from Newham has appeared in court charged with trying to lay his hands on £300,000 in criminal cash.

A Dagenham man has appeared in court charged with murdering his baby daughter in Euston.

More than 70 bus lane fines were handed out in Barking and Dagenham on average each day over the past two years, figures reveal.

A taste of the Tour de France comes to east London on Saturday at Barking and Dagenham’s first ever public cycling time trials.

A man remains in hospital after a stabbing in Dagenham late last night.

Two Ilford men were today found guilty of killing Raja Ali in Dagenham in 2016.

A council worker helped police stop a suspected drug deal outside Barking Town Hall.

The government has ‘named and shamed’ two Dagenham businesses for not paying workers the minimum wage.

London Pride has been commemorated with a rainbow-coloured mural and T-shirts, courtesy of Barking and Dagenham students.

A bent policewoman who stole around £3,000 of seized cash from a Met base in Barking was today spared jail.


Barking and Dagenham is home to Better Extreme, London’s largest indoor skatepark. Whatever your discipline, be it skateboarding, inline, BMX or scootering, there’s a challenge waiting for you.

Barking Sporthouse has a wide range of fun things to do with your children this summer

The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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